grunnettan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *grunnatjaną (to grunt). Related to Old High German grunnezzen (German grunzen), Old Norse *grynta (Swedish grymta). Equivalent to grunnian +‎ -ettan.

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Verb[edit]

grunnettan

  1. to grunt
    Hwæt grunnetst þū swā? Eart þū ġīet mēðe?
    Why are you grunting like that? Are you still tired?

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  • Middle English: grunten